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Touro Law to Celebrate Dean Emeritus Howard A. Glickstein’s 80th Birthday with Loan Forgiveness Fundraising Campaign & New Annual Lecture Series

Day of Celebration to Take Place Wednesday, November 11 at Touro Law Center
November 3, 2009

Central Islip, NY – Touro College Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center is honoring Dean Emeritus Howard Glickstein as he turns 80 years old with a fundraising campaign and a day of celebration at the law school on Wednesday, November 11, 2009. Funds are being raised for the newly named Howard A. Glickstein Loan Forgiveness Fund. The fundraising goal is $80,000 in honor of Dean Glickstein’s 80th birthday. In addition, a new annual lecture series has been created called the Howard A. Glickstein Civil Rights and Public Policy Lecture. The inaugural lecturer will be lifetime civil rights activist William L. Taylor. In addition, Harold Koh, Legal Advisor to the United States Department of State and professor and former dean of Yale Law School, will deliver an address during the day to mark the occasion.

“Howard Glickstein has dedicated his life to social justice and the law, and this seems like a fitting way to mark a special occasion in his life,” said Dean Lawrence Raful. “We are so pleased to be able to honor him in this way – while also making a difference for our alumni working in public interest through raising funds for loan forgiveness. I hope to see many of our alumni and friends throughout the day.”

Schedule of events follows. For more information, please contact Linda Howard Weissman, Assistant Dean of Institutional Advancement at (631) 761-7061.

WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 11, 2009
1:40 P.MGUEST SPEAKER, THE HONORABLE HAROLD HONGJU KOH
Touro Law Center, Auditorium
Legal Adviser to the United States Department of State
Former Dean, Yale Law School
Martin R. Flug Professor of International Law at Yale Law School


5:30 P.MBIRTHDAY CAKE AND CHAMPAGNE TOAST FOR HOWARD A. GLICKSTEIN
Touro Law Center, Faculty Conference Room


6:30 P.MHOWARD A. GLICKSTEIN CIVIL RIGHTS AND POLICY LECTURE WILLIAM L.TAYLOR
Touro Law Center, Faculty Conference Room
Chair, Citizens Commission on Civil Rights
Vice Chairman, Leadership Conference on Civil Rights
Adjunct Professor, Georgetown University Law School
Author, Hanging Together: Equality in an Urban Nation and The
Passion of My Times: An Advocate's Fifty-Year Journey in the
Civil Rights Movement

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Touro College Jacob D. Fuchsberg Law Center has a new 185,000-square-foot, state-of-the-art law campus adjacent to and working with a state and a federal courthouse in Central Islip, New York. Touro’s new campus provides a one-of-a kind learning model for law students, combining a rigorous curriculum taught by expert faculty with a practical courtroom experience. Touro, which has a student body of approximately 750 and an alumni base of nearly 5,000, offers full- and part-time J.D. programs as well as graduate law programs.

For more info contact:
Patti Desrochers
Director of Communications
(631) 761-7062
Fax (631) 761-7069
pdesrochers@tourolaw.edu